Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, accused rep. Eric Suluell, D-Calif, that "kickbacks" for his strike by seasoned presidential candidates to "surrender the torch" to the younger generation of leaders.
The old congressman marked an unforgettable moment in the Democratic Party's first debate on Thursday when he was targeting former President Joe Biden using his own rhetoric against the 76-year-old frontman.
"I was six years old when I was president of the California Democratic Convention and said," It's time to pass the torch to a new generation of Americans. "This candidate was then Senator Joe Biden," Joe Biden was right 32 years ago, and all is still right today. "1
"I think this is a kind of selfishness to you tell the truth, "Sanders replied," And I think what I'm trying to do is to do and all we are trying to do is to end discrimination in this country against women, against minorities, against the LGBT community, and I think that age. " get it FOX NEWS APP
He continued: "It does not matter if you are old, you are young, you are black, you are white, woman, man, you have to seriously look at the candidates and what they are and what is was their record. "
Sanders later insisted that" it is not right "to criticize the candidates for being" too young "and that all should be judged by the" totality "of who they are.